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Bronxville Career Network to Explore Entrepreneurship at August 3 Meeting PDF Print Email
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July 27, 2011:  "To Be or Not to Be an Entrepreneur" will be the focus of the Wednesday, August 3, meeting of the Bronxville Career Network (BCN).

The guest speaker will be Persephone Zill, program specialist and business counselor at the Women's Enterprise Development Center of Westchester County (WDEC).  The meeting begins at 7:15 pm at The Reformed Church of Bronxville and is open to anyone seeking work, making a career change, or starting or growing a business.

Zill is an expert in training and counseling for entrepreneurship.  She will discuss:

• General traits of a successful entrepreneur
• A 12-point plan for starting your own business
• Resources available at WEDC

WEDC helps Westchester area residents learn to successfully start or grow a business through classes and workshops, individual counseling, webinars, ongoing technical assistance, and access to capital information.  WEDC's programs address the needs of entrepreneurs at all stages of business development.  For upcoming WEDC events, visit
http://www.wedc-westchester.org.

At the August 17 BCN meeting there will be group discussion about the August 3 presentation as well as an open discussion of various topics suggested by attendees.

The Bronxville Career Network is a volunteer-operated organization sponsored by The Reformed Church of Bronxville.  Its mission is to support people who are taking their careers to the next level, whether they are in career transition, in entrepreneurship, or in a current business that is growing.

Members develop their skills through guest presentations, small group discussions, and informal networking opportunities.  The group meets twice each month at The Reformed Church of Bronxville.  Membership is free and all are welcome.  Unless otherwise noted, all meetings take place from 7:15 to 9:30 pm in the Edwards Room at the church.

For further information, email BCN facilitator Pat Drew at CLOAKING or call 914-588-8243 or visit www.reformedchurch.org.

Pictured here:  Persephone Zill, speaker at August 3 meeting of the Bronxville Career Network.

 

 

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Adult Education Directory

Bronxville Adult School

About the Bronxville Adult School & Contacts

The Bronxville Adult School is a not-for-profit organization incorporated in 1957 and chartered by the New York State Board of Regents. The School "offers all adults of Bronxville and surrounding communities the opportunity for personal growth through life enhancing skills and provides cultural, intellectual and recreational stimulation at a nominal cost."

The Bronxville Adult School
(914) 793-4435
email: adultschool@bronxvilleschool.org
www.bronxvilleadultschool.org
P.O. Box 334, Bronxville NY 10708

Executive Director: Celia Cuce

Coordinator: Katie Krieg

Office Hours: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm Mon. - Fri.

 

Board of Trustee:

Chairman: Christine Zufelt

Vice Chairman: MaryAnne Denniston

Secretary: Priscilla Toomey

Treasurer: Robert Shearer

Jack Bierwirth

Kathleen Fabros

J. Gregory Coleman

Timothy Hurley

Linda Colquhoun

Thomas Kenney

Peggy Conway

Charles T. Little

Elizabeth Crowley

Robert O'Connor

Douglas Cruikshank

Marlissa Westerfield

 

Advisory Board

Sara Bellesheim

Elizabeth Folberth

Elizabeth Harriss

Juli Jackson

Ruth Shearer

 


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Bronxville Public Library

Bronxville Public Library

The Bronxville Public Library traces its origins back to 1875, when it was a small lending library housed in a room attached to the “Bronxville Model School.” The Library was officially chartered in 1906 and moved into the Village Hall Building. The needs of the library grew with the town and, in 1942, a new standalone building was erected, which is where the Library is today. Over the years, the Library was renovated and expanded to meet the needs of the community.

The Library has wonderful resources for adults and children and offers a comfortable and relaxing environment. The Library also houses a fine art collection, consisting principally of Bronxville painters and sculptors.

The Library offers special events, art exhibitions, and programs for adults, young adults and children. The schedule of events for adults and young adults is posted at http://villageofbronxville.org/subd2_eventssch.htm

All events are open to the public, unless otherwise indicated.
The Bronxville Public Library
914-337-7680
201 Pondfield Road (Midland Avenue & Pondfield Road)
http://villageofbronxville.org/sub1d.htm

Library Director: Jane Marino

Concordia College

Concordia College Adult Education

Concordia College was founded in 1881. It is a four-year, co-educational liberal arts college located in Bronxville. Concordia's Accelerated Degree Programs are designed to give you the skills to be competitive in your chosen career or in graduate school.  The programs are:

Accelerated Degree Program--Courses of Study

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Behavioral Sciences--You'll gain broad understanding and insights into psychology and sociology. Graduates from this program work in fields such as education, social work, counseling, human resources, business, and not-for-profit organizations.  122-semester credit program.

Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Business Administration--You'll get a real-world education in all aspects of business, with a strong emphasis in the management of people in today's global economy. Graduates of this program are prepared to work as managers, vice presidents, entrepreneurs, financial advisors, human resources managers, and more.  122-semester credit program.

Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Health Care Administration is designed for students who are interested in pursuing a career in a health-related administration field.

Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Health Studies is designed for students who are interested in pursuing a career in a health-related field outside of nursing and social work.

Associate of Arts (A.A.) in Liberal Studies--You'll attain the skills and flexibility essential in a world where critical thinking, communication skills, and a broad understanding of history, politics, and religion are vital for future education and career opportunities. 65-semester credit program.

All classes are taught in an accelerated format - - one night a week for 4-6 weeks, books are loaned (no charge for books) and there is a generous credit policy accepting transfer, life experience, Military and CLEP. There is a rolling application deadline. You can request application materials and speak with Nereida Quiles, Assistant Director of Admission - Adult Education at 914-337-9300, ext. 2147.

Concordia College - New York
171 White Plains Road
Bronxville, New York 10708

www.concordia-ny.edu/admission/adult_education/

Sarah Lawrence College

Sarah Lawrence College Adult Education

Sarah Lawrence College, located in Bronxville, offers a variety of adult education programs. Each program is summarized below. An overview can also be found on the Sarah Lawrence College website:
http://slc.edu/adult-programs/index.php


The Center for Continuing Education

The Center for Continuing Education offers adults the opportunity to complete their undergraduate degree, pursue “lifelong learning” or “prepare for advanced study within the framework of a highly personalized educational approach”
http://www.slc.edu/cce/index.php

914-395-2205


The Writing Institute

The Writing Institute offers writing classes covering the topics of poetry, fiction, nonfiction, memoir writing and children’s literature. Classes are offered in two 11- week terms, one in the fall and one in the spring.
http://slc.edu/cce/The_Writing_Institute.php


Other Adult Non-Credit Programs

Current courses include culinary arts and fitness (cardio kickboxing, yoga, Pilates, and swimming)
http://www.slc.edu/adult-programs/Noncredit/

914-395-2693


Graduate & Professional Programs

Sarah Lawrence offers graduate studies in teaching, child development, dance, health advocacy, human genetics, theatre, women’s history and writing. It also offers a certificate program for professionals in public health genetics/genomnics.
http://slc.edu/graduate/Program_of_Study.php


Sarah Lawrence College

914-337-0700
1 Mead Way
Bronxville, New York 10708

www.slc.edu

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